Lancaster-based practitioner Nicola Combe is set to perform a skydive to support the charity that assisted her after her spouse passed away from pancreatic cancer.
The skydive challenge, which Nicola had intended to complete in 2020, will now be held on March 14th owing to Covid.
Nicola founded Morecambe Bay Wills & Estates after her spouse Jim passed away in August 2018 at the age of 60.
She made the decision to donate 5% of every bill for Wills and Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) to the Slynedales-based charity because she was motivated to assist others who are also dealing with family tragedy and because she was so appreciative of CancerCare’s support to her and Jim during his illness.
Nicola previously held a managerial position in London, and then went on to start her own business by helping people with their Wills after her experience with her husband, Jim.
Nicola told the Lancaster Guardian:
“Jumping out of a plane at 10,000 feet isn’t something I thought I could do, but two things are pushing me on. It’s in one of the most beautiful places on earth – the desert dunes in Namibia, so it will be stunning!
And I’m doing it to raise money. Through my company, Morecambe Bay Wills, we support CancerCare North Lancashire.
They helped Jim when he was ill, and helped me during that time and after he died. So I owe them big time!
This is a chance to add to the £10,000+ we’ve already raised.”
Nicola was a double award winner at the British Wills and Probate Awards in 2021, winning Will Writing Sole Practitioner of the Year and Will Writing Firm of the Year (North & Midlands). She was awarded Highly Commended for Will Writing Firm of the Year (North & Midlands) in 2022.
You can support Nicola through her fundraising page.